Monthly Archives: January 2011

Will Kevin Love have more rebounds than Andrea Bargnani has points?

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garrett-hinchey

That is the question.


Ilyasova Exacts Weird Turkish Revenge, Triano Nods Approvingly

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garrett-hinchey

Hang on, I’m searching through this book called “Basketball School of Thoughts” and am trying to see what they say about the options when you’re down three with 32 seconds to go and the opposition has the ball.


Breaking It Down: How Boston defends the pick ‘n roll

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Kyrie Irving

Yesterday I covered how the Raptors defended a pick ‘n roll sequence against the Sixers. In the ‘raps’ section, curseoftheswirsk suggested that to contrast things, we look at how a good defensive team like Boston might handle a similar situation. This is from last night’s Boston vs Portland game.


Jay Triano tries to match Sam Mitchell by losing 10 straight

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Can we avoid losing 10 straight? Las Vegas says no, Raptors are a 2.5 point underdog. That’s the major question tonight as Milwaukee comes in to wrap up the three-game homestand for the Raptors.


Raptors TV production team only instructed to show positive replays?

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That’s what an RR Member is speculating, “I also have it on good authority that the “truck” is instructed to replay only positive plays which explains the disjointed coverage of the game (a peeve). It also means the TV play by play guys have very little to talk about that is relevant. Count the times   …Continue Reading


Breaking It Down: Ed Davis has a lot to learn

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Kyrie Irving

Here’s a play from last night’s game which shows both the learning process a big has to go through, and the low communication level in the Raptors 29th ranked defense.


Turkoglu says Raptors misused his talents

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steph

Hedo Turkoglu has again spoken about how he was misused in Toronto. “I wanted to be making plays, a facilitator…instead I was used in a different way in both of those situations…they tried to use me as a guy off the ball…I tried to do my best in those situations. But it wasn’t me…what I   …Continue Reading


More Pain, No Gain – Raptors Lose 9th Straight

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steph

Rebuilding or not, injuries or no injuries, it’s disappointing to lose and you’d think that as a Raptors fan you’d be used to it by now, but it still stings. It does sting a little less because of the 1000mg rebuilding pill which we all take daily (side-effects include nausea, shortness of breath and a general distaste for anything to do with Leo Rautins).


Toronto Raptors Roll Call vs Sixers – Jan 26

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steph

The “When does the season end?” edition.


Gameday: Raptors vs 76ers – Jan. 26/11

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steph

Raptors host the Sixers tonight at the ACC hoping to stop their 8 game losing and extend their winning streak this season against Philly to 3


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